Everything About Diamond, The April Birthstone
Radiating unmatched brilliance, sparkle and fire, diamonds are highly revered for their beauty. From celebrities to fashionistas, everyone is equally mesmerized by this sparkling gemstone. This fascinating dazzler derives its name from a Greek word ‘adamas’ meaning indestructible or invincible. April babies are exceptionally lucky to have this glorious gem as their birthstone.
Diamonds are believed to be have been found as early as the 4th century B.C. in India. There are various interesting legends associated with this gem too. During the middle ages, they were thought to cure almost all illnesses and thus called as ‘miracle stones’. In ancient Egypt, diamonds were said to represent the sun. While, in Greece they were believed to be the tears of gods. However, it is in the Renaissance period, that people began to consider diamonds as the ultimate gift of love. In 1477, Archduke Maximillian gave Mary of Burgundy a diamond engagement ring and sparked this trend.
Diamonds are associated with numerous positive and mystical powers. They are thought to be the symbol of innocence and purity. Diamonds are also believed to represent truth, perfection and strength. They are said to endow the wearer with clarity, faith, endurance, harmony, courage, creativity, power and abundance as well. Diamonds help to accomplish dreams and bring calmness and inner peace.
Natural diamonds were formed billions of years ago under extreme heat and pressure conditions within the earth’s crust. They are transported from deep within the earth to the surface through volcanic pipes. The diamonds are extracted using several methods that cause serious damage to our natural environment. This is where lab-grown diamonds come into the picture. These diamonds are made in controlled laboratory settings and do not cause any harm to the environment. They are conflict-free, ethical, eco-friendly and possess the same chemical, optical and physical properties as a mined diamond.
If you are an April born or simply someone who is deeply in love with the sparkle of this gem, lab-grown diamonds make the perfect alternative for you. Apart from the beauty and brilliance, it also gives you an opportunity to express your choice for a greener earth. Wish to add magnificent lab-grown diamond jewelry to your collection? Visit Pure Ignis and take a look at our extensive collection of lab-grown diamond rings, earrings, bracelets and necklaces in a variety of styles and designs.